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South Holyoke march for families

The people who live in South Holyoke were on the march on Saturday. Full story

Accused South Carolina church vandal says he was 'mad at God'

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A South Carolina man said he was "mad at God" when he took out his frustration on 17 churches in dozens of acts of vandalism over the past five years, according to a local newspaper. Full story

Catholics, Lutherans jointly to mark Reformation anniversary

PARIS/GENEVA (Reuters) - Senior Roman Catholic and Lutheran officials announced on Monday they would mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 as a shared event rather than highlight the clash that split Western Christianity. Full story

Southern Baptists condemn Boy Scouts policy on gays

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Southern Baptist Convention on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to voice opposition to the Boy Scouts of America decision to admit gay members, saying that homosexual conduct is contrary to a scout's oath to do his duty to God. Full story

Evangelical Christians gain political clout in Catholic Brazil

BRASILIA (Reuters) - When televangelist Silas Malafaia gathered 40,000 followers outside Brazil's Congress this week, it wasn't just to raise their arms to the sky and praise the Lord. Full story

Atlanta offers millions to churches standing in path of new stadium

   Two historic Atlanta churches, Friendship Baptist and Mount Vernon Baptist, are both located where the city wants to build a new stadium to replace the 20-year-old Georgia Dome. NBC’s Ron Allen reports.

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Law allowing guns in churches signed by Arkansas governor

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